Linda Kersten started her career of teaching children with special needs. Wanting to do more in the field of psychology, she started to at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. After graduation in 2009, she is working as a health care psychologist (GZ-psycholoog) and cognitive behavioural therapist at ‘Maasziekenhuis Pantein’, the Netherlands. In addition to her work in the hospital, she is a trainer in pediatric hypnosis and co-owner of Skills4Comfort. Linda is especially experienced in treating persistent physical (pain) symptoms in children and young adults with hypnosis, cognitive behavioural therapy and EMDR techniques. She also focuses on pain and anxiety reduction by educating people in positive language.